U.P. Food Processing Industry Policy 2017

Key Policy Objectives

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  • Affirm fair & remunerative price of the produce to the growers
  • Ensure Value addition to the price of raw produce
  • Promote setting up of food processing industries
  • Easy availability of processed food products to consumers at competitive prices
  • Generation of new employment opportunities in the sector

Key Policy Highlights

Uttar Pradesh Food Processing Industry Policy 2017

  • Capital Investment Subsidy @25% upto Rs 50 lakhs
  • Additional Grants-in-aid to Mega Food Parks upto Rs 50 Cr under SAMPADA scheme
  • Additional Grants-in-aid @10% under SAMPADA scheme for fruits and vegetables processing industries
  • Interest Subsidy@100% for 5 years to micro and small food processing industries,, and @7% for 5 years for establishments other than micro and small food processing industries.
  • Interest Subsidy for purchase of reefer vehicle/ mobile cooling van @7% for 5 years
  • Export promotion incentive @50% reimbursement of expenses incurred on exporting processed food samples for test marketing; and reimbursement of 25% of transportation cost up to INR 10 lakhs p.a. for 3 years. Also 20% reimbursement of Free On Board value up to Rs 20 lakhs per beneficiary p.a. for 3 years.
  • Patent registration fee reimbursement @75% and Quality certification fee reimbursement @50% for internationally accepted quality certification

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